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it's got to end sometime, maybe by november. meteorologist bill henley standing by with his steamy forecast. bill? >> don't expect any ease today in the humidity department. a steamy start, the view from center city from the comcast center, visibility is starting to come down in philadelphia but it's really thickest in new jersey where we're seeing some dense fog. this is the view from burlington county this morning. the fog will be slow to clear. it will clear like it did yesterday. look at that, mount holly and toms river, still holding at zero visibility and quarter mile visibility now in wrightstown. you can see the thick fog extend into cumberland county for millville, atlantic city at the airport. could see delays there as a result of that fog. the fog will be disappearing as the temperatures warm up. we'll see it hour by hour, 73 degrees at 7:00. by 10:00, 83, then on the verge of 90 degrees at 1:00 this afternoon. we'll be back in the 90s later today. we'll go through the forecast
neighborhood by neighborhood to show you how warm it will get when you live when i'm back in ten minutes. right now let's find out if?xáh fog is affecting traffic. jessica boyington has your first alert traffic. >> not necessarily affecting traffic yet because we don't have much in terms of a lot of traffic around. the drive times are still doing okay on 295, still a 13-minute trip. no increase here. this is around cherry hill, around 38. the southbound lanes are right in here. you can see as cars move through the area, they still are dealing with reduced visibility. something to watch out for and be a little bit careful. if you are on the schuylkill expressway, drive times are fine. westbound or eastbound from the vine street expressway up towards the blue route, 12 minutes or headed eastbound into the center city area, we'll be fine there also. we keep checking in with the philadelphia international airport with the fog, no weather delays there. we'll have a check on mass transit coming up in ten. secretary of state john
kerry visits philadelphia as he tens to push for support of the iran nuclear deal. nbc 10's monique braxton is live outside the national constitution center where kerry will be speaking today. support is growing but it's not a done deal yet. walk us through this. >> reporter: the appearance here by secretary kerry at the national constitution center comes as president obama is one vote short of the 34 he needs to sustain a veto of any congressional move against the nuclear deal. during the summer break, two key senators from our area voiced their support of the international nuclear agreement with iran. they join supporters who feel the deal will prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon for more than a decade. it won't shut down their arsenal. kerry says after intense negotiations with iranian leaders, he's coming here, regarding one of the president's most significant foreign policy initiatives. >> having this agreement in place is better for our national security as well as the security
of israel and by implication, the security of the region meaning the middle east. it p >> it puts us on a known path of eliminating iran's nuclear program for the next 15 years with the full support of the international community. >> reporter: their support follows protests with be no doubt, in washington and across the country. the jewish community is against this deal, bringing it will bring iran closer to on tenning a nuclear weapon. millions have been sponsored in ad ads. in the next hour we'll tell you where new jersey senators stand on the arms deal. live outside the constitution center, monique braxton, nbc 10 news. 5:33. new from overnight, bystanders had to run for cover when gunmen fired nearly two dozen shots in west philadelphia, killing a 25-year-old man and injuring another man. police say those shots were fired from three different guns
near 62nd and market streets. it's not clear yet if the victim was the intended target. police haven't found the shooters but they have surveillance video. the man accused of opening a little girl's window and taking a picture is now behind bars. yesterday they arrested 27-year-old gregory scott. he lives in the same apartment complex as the girl in washington township. neighbors say he lives with a woman an a young child. but they know little about his background. >> a lot of my friends and neighbors recognized him. i had no idea who he was. >> knowing there was somebody that close, that scares me. >> investigators say scott told the little cl he's a doctor and snap a photo and promised to come back every night if she wouldn't tell her mother. he faces child luring and burglary charges. this west philadelphia
funeral home director is behind bars after investigators found decomposing bodies at his unlicensed funeral home. blair hawkins is charged with corpse. they found bags containing human organs as well. parents at a catholic school on the main line got an explanation surrounding the controversial firing a gay teacher. a parent at waldron mercy academy spoke to nbc 10 after their private meeting with parents. school leaders say margie winters was let go in july over concerns they would lose their affiliation with the catholic church. a school official says the diocese did not tell the school to fire the teacher. winter was the school's religious instruction director. officials said her same-sex marriage which they knew about when they hired her years ago was against church doctrine. an archdiocese spokesperson said
he wasn't there for the meeting but said, however, i will reiterate that the personnel decision in questions with not made by the archdiocese and it was not influenced by the archdiocese. at no time did anyone threaten to revoke the catholic standing of the school. >> 5:36. to our jersey shore bureau now, the atlantic city air show takes off today. thunder over the boardwalk is what it's called. it's free and starts at 11:00 a.m. nbc 10 was there for yesterday's practice runs. you can expect to see several military and civilian acts including the u.s. navy blue angels closing the show around 3:00 this afternoon. always a fun sight. tonight, the women competing for the title of miss america will help celebrate 95 years of that pageant. the golden nugget in atlantic city is hosting a party this evening. yesterday, the contestants city officials say the pageant brings in $30 million in direct spending along with other marketing benefits. something atlantic city desperately needs for its economy. fathers in a fist fight. you all remember this video from
outside a youth softball tournament last year. well, this morning we now know that the price those dads will pay for throwing punches. >> and the quarterback question. the third string quarterback question. will it be barclay or will it be tebow who fills the final roster spot in that position? we'll hear from eagles head coach chip kelly as we count down to the birds' final preseason game. >> i hope they find something for that. clear skies in cape may, temperatures cooling down, no fog in cape may but can't be said for much of new jersey. really thick fog this morning, right now 73 degrees at 5:37.
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some fog, really thick fog in hazleton and the pocono mountains, blue bell, dense fog. northeast philadelphia seeing light fog. look at the dense fog, zero visibility, hasn't budged since we've been on the air at toms river and mount holly, both reporting zero visibility. thick fog. starting to ease a little bit in millville. you get a little bit of a breeze and that will help with the mixing and get rid of some of the fog briefly. it will take time for that fog to disaper. we'll be back this afternoon, 92 degrees for reading, 91 in allentown and quakertown. hazy sunshine and plenty of humidity for norristown, mount holly and trenton. relief along the coast, 80s this afternoon, fog this morning disappears. it will be 91 in vineland, wilmington, williamstown, narberth into the low 90s this
afternoon. the weekend, that's a different story. nice weather ahead, sunshine, the humidity comes way down. 84 on saturday. before we get to the weekend, tracy, something we haven't seen in a while. details with the seven-day when i'm back in ten. >> we'll see you then. let's take a live look at the ben franklin bridge. turns out walking the bridge isn't the only way to get from camden to philadelphia when the pope is in town. we'll break down the options. plus, a mystery dating back to world war ii, rumors of a nazi train filled with gold. we'll tell you about the discovery that's prompting a modern day gold rush. and we're looking live right now at route 100, right around route 113. you can see through the work zone right here, we're moving along nicely whether you're headed northbound or southbound. coming up in the next ten minutes, i'll check in with new jersey roads and the fog. we'll be right back. sure, tv has evolved over the years.
x1 from xfinity will change the way you experience tv. preparing for the pope. this countdown clock says it all. in a little over three weeks, 24 days, 3 hours to be exact, pope francis will be here in philadelphia. as we get closer, the information about the papal visit just comes in more fast and furious. taking a live look at the ben franklin bridge now, we now know there's an alternative to making that long walk across the bridge during the papal visit. this is just one of the major
developments we've learned about the pope's visit in the past 24 hours. nbc 10's vai sikahema jones joi now in the digital operations center. >> the ferry will run from saturday, september 26th through monday, september 28th. that includes extended hours on saturday and sunday. officials are preselling tickets online. the world meeting of families will feature an international mayor's forum for the very first time. yesterday, mayor michael nutter of philadelphia announced the new forum will take place during a week of seminars and events right before the pope's visit and la salle university will have the honor of hosting the event on wednesday, september 23rd. it will include a panel discussion focusing on urban family issues. city leaders say they do not think the pope's stop in new york city will take away from his trip to philadelphia. pope francis will greet thousands of peopleç in a procession through central park.
there will be an online ticket giveaway from the event. the procession will take place friday, september 25th before a mass at madison square garden. the pope is expected to arrive here saturday morning around 9:30 on the 26th. live in the digital operations center, i'm vai sikahema, nbc 10 news. from transportation to the pope's itinerary, the nbc 10 news app is your source for everything you need to know about the pope's visit and the world meeting of families. it's a free download for your smartphone or tablet. 5:46. new video of the annual fireball festival in el salvador. they hurl flaming gas-soaked rags at each other in honor of a huge volcanic eruption in 1922 that forced people to abandon the town. local church and worshippers have embraced the tradition. the festivities have been going on for more than a decade. two atlantic county dads who got into this fight at a youth softball tournament are now
sentenced to a year of probation. michael barbella of ventnor and michael john duffy of mays landing pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct. nbc 10 first show you this cell phone video of the fathers fighting in salisbury, maryland back in july. court documents revealed barbella was angry because his daughter was cut from a softball team. it ended with barbella on the grown bleeding from his face. lawmakers and environment leaders will come together in philadelphia to celebrate the schuylkill river trail. "usa today" named it the best urban trail in the country. the event take place this morning along the schuylkill banks boardwalk. now your nbc 10 first alert weather with meteorologist bill henley. >> another schemey day ahead. that steaminess this morning is giving us areas of fog. the fog is really thick in new jersey and we're seeing spots in pennsylvania, too, not here, though.
that's a clear view across the delaware from the adventure aquarium. 60s in allentown, 64 with clear skies, a few thin clouds over northeast philadelphia, 70 degrees. this is a view from gloucester county this morning, dense fog is going to disappear during the day today. with the warmup that will begin once the sun comes up, it's about after hand hour away. we'll see bright sunshine with scattered clouds across delaware and south jersey. we need clouds with some rain but these clouds, not producing much in the way of rain. there's one isolated shower in eastern west virginia that doesn't look very likely for showers today. if we do see isolated showers, they'll pop up in new jersey during the late afternoon hours. most of the area will be dry today. fog back tomorrow morning, then it clears out. we'll get sunshine by noontime. we'll be heading back toward the 90s tomorrow afternoon. an isolated shower is possible later in the day on thursday. but more likely it is friday.
we'll set yet weather develop in our area, 1:00 in the afternoon, the extra cloud cover and a chance of showers on friday will keep temperatures cooler for friday. not today. the heat, humidity back into the 90s this afternoon. steamy conditions with winds out of the north, just between three and eight miles an hour. tomorrow, a little bit hotter, 94 the high temperature after a morning low of 71 degrees, after fog in the morning, it disappears in the afternoon. then stays along the 90s for a few days. the humidity drops for the weekend as those}orms clear out, we'll see lots of sunshine and low humidity for saturday, sunday and for labor day monday. by tuesday, a bit hotter, up to 93 degrees. >> bill, thanks for that. let's see how the fog in south jersey is affecting the roads. >> if your track takes you through the camden area, there's one thing to be aware of.
nbc 10 first alert reporter jessica boyington is watching that. >> we are seeing the fog spread through mt. laurel, cherry hill and burlington. right now we are still doing a check on new jersey. this issed amight wilson boulevard around 676. all of these cars in here and all of these lanes are headed up towards the ben franklin bridge, right back there in the distance. no problems heading into that direction over into philadelphia. the 42 freeway is doing okay. the walt whitman, the ride is smooth. still a five-minute trip from 55 up towards the bridge. the rest of the area bridges are still okay. the betsy ross, the tacony palmyra and the burlington bristol are nice and clear. currently no problems or delays for new jersey transit, patco or septa. coming up in the 6:00 hour, we'll get another check of philadelphia majors. changes are coming to patco's schedule this weekend. this mostly will impact riders on thursdays and fridays through october.
the changes come during the final stages of patco's $103 million track renovation work. employees started handing out new schedules yesterday. you can see those schedules right now on the nbc 10 news app. happening today, prospective restaura restaura restauranteurs. the conservancy is trying to find an operator for the restaurant. do you usually stop at mcdonald's on your way to work? mcdonald's announced it will start serving breakfast all day at all u.s. locations. the change is scheduled to happen october 6th mcdonald's also says it will do away with liquid margin and use real butter on its breakfast sandwiches instead.
that will start once the stores use all of their liquid margin. a russian soyuz spacecraft is on its way to the international speights station. the rocket launched from kazakhstan with three people on board. one man will stay there for six months, while others return to earth after only eight days. this next one sounds like a script from a nicolas cage movie, doesn't it? treasure hunters are flocking to a castle in poland. >> here's why. they think a train car is buried near the castle. during the final days of the second world war, the nazis are have said to have buried the train near this castle. >> it is something like gold rush. >> one expert says the priceless amber room might be there. a replica was reconstructed in
st. petersburg decades after the original was stolen by the germans. ever wonder what happens behind the scenes here at nbc 10 news today like while we're reading a story or during the commercials? find out for yourself and ask us questions and we actually answer them. >> we'll answer most of them. some things are off limits. follow us on the periçscope ap our address is nbc philadelphia. battered and bruised from watching a ball game. this woman took a line drive to the face. this morning, a warning for baseball fans. coming up after the break, i'll tell you what big back-to-school gift is benefiting students and teachers in camden this year. it's getting them really excited.
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ballparks are missing a key safety feature. >> this was no fault ofç anyon. i just think we need more netting. >> she says once she's fully recovered she'll continue to go to baseball games at that ballpark there. mixed martial arts fighter ronda rousey is making a new jersey marine's dream come true. she agreed to go to the marine corps ball with him after he made a video invitation that went viral. >> you are my celebrity crush. i love everything you do and i think you're a phenomenal person which is why it would be my honor to take you to the marine corps ball on december 11th. >> that video has more than 4 million views. the most important view came from rhonda. she told tmz she was impressed with the invitation. she's currently the ufc title holder in the women's bantamweight division. los angeles announces a bid
for the 2024 olympic games. boston dropped out of the bid. the city's council gave the go ahead after it was assured the town wouldn't be footing the bill. the eagles preseason is winding down but for those players fighting for a roster spot, the most important game of their careers is right in front of them. that includes the battle for the third quarterback spot between matt barclay and tim tebow, number 11. chip kelly says barclay will start tomorrow night's preseason game but tebow is expected to play most of the second half. teams have to shave rosters from 75 to 53 players by saturday afternoon. >> there's a lot of competition still going on. >> you can catch tomorrow's game against the new york jets right here on nbc 10, the official tv station of the philadelphia
eagles. pre game show at 6:30, kickoff at 7:00. >> vraa, did you ask him? >> i wasn't going to ask him the tebow question. >> i was. >> okay. you ask him. >> barclay, tebow? >> think it will be barclay. tebow has a long battle to make this team. even if they use him and try to use the two-point conversion -- >> barclay will have more trade value, though. >> interesting dilemma. never clear cut. we'll see tomorrow night, thursday night. you're watching nbc 10 news. nbc 10 news today at 6:00 a.m. starts right now. nbc 10 breaking news. >> breaking news, flames ripped through a jersey shore home killing at least three people. >> and this morning, police in illinois are grieving the loss of one of their own as the manhunt defying the thr-- to fi
the three cop killers grows. we're off to a foggy start in some areas. i'm tracy davidson. welcome back to nbc 10 news today. >> i'm vai sikahema. i'm in burlington county. that's one of those foggy areas. it got bet every as i came west. >> a short time ago, this thick fog is in place in burlington county. we're getting closer to sunrise, half an hour before sunrise. look at the low-lying fog in valley. this is a view from the french manor in the pocono mountains. hazleton has half a mile visibility within looking at quarter mile visibility. mount holly, zero visibility, toms river ioç ocean county, zeo visibility and thick fog for wrightstown. millville is seeing improvement now. a little bit of a breeze and one-mile visibility. atlantic city, zero